You can’t do everything during certain times of the year as it relates to hunting and fishing. But in the fall, once hunting seasons start to kick into gear, your outdoor opportunities expand considerably. You must carefully select what works best for you and your schedule. Salmon are in the Niagara River, Lake Ontario salmon and trout fishing is still…
Sodus Point, N.Y. — Daniel Clinger of Jersey Shore, Pa. was fishing in the Fall Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Trout and Salmon Derby out of Wayne County like he did every year for the last two decades. This time, though, lady luck was with him as he hooked into the fish of a lifetime. Fishing with his wife Ramona and…
The Niagara Gorge is something special. This is the stretch of the Niagara River that was formed when Niagara Falls slowly started to erode away the land around it. Starting at the escarpment in Lewiston, the powerful water chipped away a few inches every year for thousands of years until it reached its present location. It left behind a gorge…
Drop-shots for walleye? Capt. Joe Fonzi of Gasport made me a believer. Give it a try.
If you’re a bass fisherman on Lake Erie and want to try fishing on Lake Ontario, just bring your knowledge and baits. Ditto for Lake Ontario anglers wanting to tackle Lake Erie. Once you find the fish, you should be able to catch them.
Tapping into the hot walleye bite with three-way rigs.
Fishing was great in the spring and good salmon fishing is still being reported in the month of June all along the south shore of the lake.
Respect your fellow anglers on the water and hopefully that same respectful attitude will be paid back to you.
We need to treat New York’s waters with the respect that they deserve.
It’s all about giving the future generation (and anglers of all ages) the knowledge they need to learn something new and spend more time outdoors.
The next time you take a hike, fish a stream or hunt a forest, take along an extra bag and pick up some trash.
As we grow older, more and more people I know have opted to head south in their “golden years.”
When many anglers think of brook trout in New York, they automatically think about the Adirondacks. This colorful char, also recognized as our state fish…
It’s time to lend a hand enforcing the fish and game laws in New York! Not physically taking matters into our own hands, but becoming more pro-active in being the eyes and ears for DEC’s environmental conservation officers
Ice fishing season has finally arrived, but caution is advised with the roller coaster weather ride we’ve been experiencing around the state. Safety needs to be the number one concern for hard water anglers, starting with being prepared for the worst.
Lake trout season opened up in the lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario on Jan. 1. The actual season runs for nine months, through Sept. 30. Then it’s shut down for three months, closed because of spawning considerations. Therein lies the problem. Fish with a closed season cannot be targeted to catch. It’s also a gray area for holding up one of these fish for a quick picture before its release.
International exposure to Empire State angling
Assembly bill pending in New York
Canadian customs confusion frustrating for N.Y. anglers
Study offers up some answers on west to east migration
Maybe we should look at the big picture here and see what’s happening regarding tournaments, derbies and other fishing contests.
We can cross the Ozarks off of our bucket list, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be back for some more fun in the sun
Spring pens ‘Ghosts of Autumn’
50-fish limit should be trimmed
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